Simple Tips for Saving Money on Grocery Store

5 Simple Tips for Saving Money on Groceries

Y’all – 4 kids means that we spend A LOT on groceries. While I AM frugal to a point, I can’t bring myself to clip coupons. I have in the past, and YES I know that I can save – but did I mention that I have 4 kids? If you are looking for ways […]

Chicken Crock Pot Recipes

50+ Chicken Crock Pot Recipes for the Entire Family!

Moms, if you are not BFFs with your Crock Pot – you are missing out on life. If you don’t own a Crock Pot  or slow cooker, click on over to Amazon and buy yourself one right now. You will thank me. And the slow cookers start around $15 so you won’t be breaking the […]

Super Bowl Snack Recipes

50 Great Snack Ideas For Your Big Game Party

Are you ready for the big game? While we only watch the Dallas Cowboys games – we do make a big deal out of the Super Bowl! Rather than going to a party with a bunch of friends, what we typically do is throw on own party. Hell, 4 kids – it is ALWAYS a […]

Free Kids Weekly Planner

FREE PRINTABLE: A Simple Weekly To-Do Planner For Kids

One of the things I really suck at as a parent is keeping a schedule. It’s just not in my nature, well it’s not now since I work for myself. Back in the corporate days, everything was scheduled – now…. not so much. Throw in 4 kids, virtual schooling, sports, church and life —- we […]

word of the year

Creating a Word of the Year

Have you created a word of the year for yourself? Do it. Let’s talk about this because while I TOTALLY SUCK at New Year’s resolutions – this one thing I kept doing all of last year and it really help me focus. So last year, I chose the word INTENTIONAL. I wanted to be more […]

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The Time Taylor Swift Won The Internet (AGAIN)

My daughter is a huge Taylor Swift fan. She is 11 and thinks Taylor hung the moon. After watching this video, I agree. When I was 11-years-old, I was fawning after NKOTB (New Kids on The Block.. duh) and Bel Biv Devoe (that girl is POISON). I can’t say that they were terrible influences — […]

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The Annual Christmas Pajamas Photo

I mentioned in our Christmas Traditions post that Christmas pajamas was an annual theme when it comes to our family. It’s a family tradition that the kids are use to and it’s so nice come Christmas morning all the kids matching for photos. (Read 7 photos you must take on Christmas morning.) This year, I […]

Christmas Eve Service

I Survived Christmas Eve Service With My Kids

I’ve been doing this parenting thing for over a decade now and while I like to think I am a care-free parent, there is ONE annual event that sends me into hyper-active helicopter mom mode….. Christmas Eve Church Service. At our church, child care is open for kids under 3. All kids over, are invited […]

20 Christmas Traditions to Start with Your Kids

20 Christmas Traditions to Start With Your Child

Christmas is my favorite time of year. Some find this time of year stressful – not for us. We indulge in the little things, don’t care about the big things and just make this our favorite time of year. It’s not always been so easy going, stress-free. Once we let go of everything having to […]

Kids Christmas Books

25 Christmas Book to Read to Them Kids

Christmas books are apart of our routine this holiday season. We try to read to our kids every night, and what better way to get in the festive mood than read a good story about Christmas. On Christmas eve, we make it a priority to read our kids the real Christmas story from the Christmas […]